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Early fur trading post found in Edmonton

Construction work in Edmonton, Alberta, has unearthed the remains of the city's first settlement. What construction crews thought was just a trench is now being considered the discovery of the city’s first fur trading fort, under the city’s Rossdale Power Plant. Archeologists digging at the site discovered what is believed to be

Dinosaur bones found in sewer

A cache of dinosaur bones have been found during the construction of a sewer in Edmonton, Alberta. "Any find like this at a new location adds information to our growing data set," said Mr Neuman. "It expands our central knowledge of dinosaurs in Alberta." "One of the things that makes

Ancient campsite reveals 2,000-year-old soup recipe

Archaeologists working at an ancient campsite outside of Edmonton, Alberta, have found enough information to guess at the recipe the ancient campers used for their soup. The cracked rocks got discarded when they were too small. Spicer sent several away for testing. Traces of pronghorn, rabbit, whitefish and trout, wild onion

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